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Business Studies Assignment 2 Classification of businesses according to their types of activity. Primary Primary production includes activity which takes the natural resources from the earth, taking raw materials and growing food, mining and fish and forestry and types of primary businesses. Example: Potters PYO Secondary Secondary production is manufacturing, construction, transforming raw materials into products, car production, distilling, baking, shipbuilding and office construction these are all secondary examples of business. Example: Safeway's Tertiary This involves public services like hairdressing, retail shops, security banking, tourism; these are all types of tertiary banking. Example: Tony and Guy Hairdressing Classification of business according to their broad ownership. Public Sector The public sector is made up of organisations that are accountable by the government, they are given money by the government, they tend to supply public services rather than ...read more.


* Company needs lawyers * 'Glossy' publications * Minimum of �50,000 share capital Example: Manchester United FC Classification of business according to their size How to define the size of a business: * Capital Employed * Level of Turnover * Level of Profit According to yearly turnover the largest UK Company is the Shell Group/Royal Dutch this provides us with petrol for our cars I got this information from: http://www.ask.co.uk/answer.asp?qCategory=COM_&pick=true&origin=0&qSource=11&ask=which+is+the+biggest+company+in+the+uk&frames=True&site_name=ukkb&scope=web&metasearch=True&r=&hasblanks=&prn=False&aj_is=yes&aj_product=answers&aj_ques=snapshot%3DUKKB%26kbid%3D4647641&aj_logid=A9B28362374C9D47B0CBB0974B5D21CA&aj_rank=1&aj_score=1&Ask.x=17&Ask.y=10 Top Businesses in UK. It contains the top 100 businesses according to the level or turnover. Local: these are small firms that are in a local area they employ a small workforce and may only have 1 outlet. Example: Molly Maids National: these are larger firms that may have more than 5 outlets and employ a larger workforce. ...read more.


Also Mick has just taken on the Aldershot Military Estate Contract where he will be cleaning houses around there, for this he may take on some more employees to spilt the work load. Molly maids. * Franchise * Tertiary sector * 5,000,000 homes The molly maid tradition had been going since 1979 and was started in Canada; they clean over 5,000,000 homes and have more than 400 franchisees. One external factor is that the harder it is to get homes in the city people with commute more and they will have to buy homes on the outskirts of cities, while they are working in the city they may not have time to clean there houses and this is where the part of the molly maids comes in! While the business peoples are away working there houses will be cleaned spotless as the molly maids promise says. ...read more.

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